The Hungarian economy remained in a growth phase last year
The Hungarian economy remained in a growth phase last year despite the protracted Russian-Ukrainian war and the sanctions imposed by Brussels, the Hungarian Finance Minister said in Brussels on Tuesday.
GAC of February 2023 – the session of the European Council was on the agenda
On 6 February the General Affairs Council met again in Brussels.
Crisis management was in the focus at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council in January
Ministers of agriculture exchanged views among others on the market situation, the problems with increasing agricultural imports from Ukraine, the agricultural dimension of the industrial emissions rules and the requirements on the origin labelling of honey blends in their meeting held on 30th of January in Brussels.
Brussels does not protect Eastern European producers from Ukrainian grain imports
Brussels will not provide any assistance that would protect Hungarian, Romanian, Polish or Bulgarian producers from the flow of grain imports from Ukraine, as Zsolt Feldman, State Secretary for Agriculture, told MTI in Brussels on Monday.
Ukraine's decisions to curb minority rights make it difficult to support the country in the future
Decisions infringing the rights of the Hungarian national community will make it more difficult for Hungary to make sacrificial decisions in support of Ukraine in the coming period, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in Brussels on Monday.